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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

3.5 of 5 Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of great things to say about this beautiful hotel, you are in the middle of the Panama Canal and the surrounding national park is amazing! Great service and excellent food in the restaurants. The only issue we had was with the room we were assigned in the lower level of the hotel which had a very strong smell... More

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Tucson
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to Panama to see the canal, you must consider staying here!! This is the best majestic view in Panama, and the property of the hotel borders the canal. They offer several opportunities to experience not only the canal, but up close and personal viewing of wildlife and some indigenous people living on a nearby island. Here’s the... More

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Jetzel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments and we are glad to have met your expectations when visiting our hotel, from the entire hotel staff we appreciate your comment is a great motivation for each of us. Thank you very much and hope to see you again in Panama. Cordially yours More

Portobelo, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

View was amazing overlooking the rainforest across the lake. Spent time at the pool relaxing. We took in the Nature Walk and the Night Lookout for animals and seen Sloths, Cayman, Parrots, and many amazing butterflies! Was off season so was extremely quiet but the facility was up and running at 100% which was great, the Bar/lounge was reasonably priced,... More

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Jetzel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Appreciate your comments are very important for the operation of the hotel. we will continue with the customer service plan to ensure that all our staff will deliver a good service always. Sincerely More

San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and comfortable. Delightful views. In the rainforest and near so much more to see. Son loved the upstairs 2nd bedroom with spiral staircase. Breakfast and restaurants wonderful. Their free night "walk" was in a truck with little seen but then we walked on our own and saw mother and baby sloth, large armadillo, opossums, and more, very near resort.... More

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Jetzel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, are very helpful to improve the service of our hotel; we will continue working hard to provide the best service and product to each of our guests. Regards More

Boise, Idaho
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89 reviews 89 reviews
30 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The property is fantastic. We did NOT want to leave-every room has a river view and hammock on the deck. The Capybara played in the field so that was a unique experience. We had a front row seat of the most amazing thunderstorm we have ever seen. Took the free Nocturnal Safari and saw Caiman, 2 sloth and a bunny!... More

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Jetzel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful remarks is joy to read your comments, gives us a pleasure to know that you loved the visit to our hotel. Thank you very much and hope to see you again in Panama. Cordially yours, More

Albany, California
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from our trip to Panama with Caravan tour. One of the resorts we stayed at was the Gamboa Rainforest resort. It was beautiful. Food was great but the wait for our order for our eggs during breakfast took forever. They have 6 free bicycles in front of the lobby which customers can use to ride around the... More

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Jetzel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

I really appreciate your comments and suggestions this will make our hotel a better place to visit. I have noted each of your recommendations because all are great help for us. Thanks again More

Miami, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many other reviewers, I agree that this place could use some updating. The rooms are humid, a bit out-dated, etc. Moreover, paying $300+ for one room and there's no included Wifi?! It would cost $29 for 3 devices to connect, they told me. That's a bit cheap this day in age, when wifi is quite cheap. Boo. The food... More

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us at Gamboa Rainforest Resort did not meet your expectations and I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave your comment. Please be assured that your comment is extremely valuable to us and help us to improve our service and property on a daily basis. We... More

Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Panama for the birds and natural wonder of the Tropical Rainforest. We were not disappointed! This resort is located a couple of miles from the famous birding site, Pipeline Road. We spent our mornings in the jungle searching for birds and the afternoons at the resort enjoying the pool and facilities. We arrived on a Sunwing flight... More

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your time to write your remarks, is very nice to read your comments all of them show positive and negative aspects of our hotel. We are continuously working to ensure our guests receive the service they deserve. I have noted each of your recommendations because all are great help for us. I personally congratulate my colleagues for their... More

Juno Beach, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival at the resort, we were placed in the worst room in the resort. Lowest level, furthest room from lobby, in the dungeon. When going back to front desk to ask for a different room up higher, we were told that RCI guest are placed in the lowest levels for the two-bedroom suites. We said we would take two... More

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Gamboa Rainforest Resort, We would like to thank you for taking your time and share your comments, we have taken notes of your pleasant recommendations. We are really sorry for not meeting your expectations; such as yours comments allow us to take an honest look at our operations and make necessary improvements. We will be very... More

Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed two nights in the Gamboa Resort. By the time we left, we had basically taken all of their excursions. It is exciting to be so deep in the jungle but at times, we felt confined-we could not do anything on our own. The pools were nice and the night safari allowed us our first glimpse... More

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your review of our property during your recent stay. I have forwarded your comments to the appropriate departments for their review. We hope you give us the opportunity to service and welcome back. Regards, More

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  • Monkey island tour(5)
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Additional Information about Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Address: Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
Location: Panama > Colon Province > Gamboa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gamboa Rainforest Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 165
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